Solving Wedding Day Problems

One of my favorite things about being a wedding photographer is that each day is different… Literally no two days are the same. Weddings aren’t one size fits all. While the big ideas of love and community are typically the same, no wedding runs exactly according to plan. Whether it’s a $1 million wedding or…

The Joy of Engagement Seasons

Just after the fall wedding season comes one of my favorite times of the year. . . engagement season! Some of you guys were probably thinking “Christmas,” and I’ll admit that the Christmas season — though I don’t celebrate the holiday — also puts me in a happy, festive mood. Christmas time is the most…

Photographic Style: A New View

Photographic style is important in a wedding photographer. There’s traditional or classic, then there’s more of a journalistic or documentary approach. There’s formal, posed portraiture photography, natural light and photographers who blend one or more different styles to create their own. And while most brides or couples don’t know everything about each style, they know…

Big Girl in a Small Girl Wedding World

This is not a blog to make you feel sorry for big girls. Rather, this is a blog to challenge your stereotypes, no matter how buried they might be, and maybe even reevaluate how you treat others. I guess the best way to start is by telling you that I’m a big girl. I’m tall,…

Exercise Off-Season

If you’re a long-time reader of the blog, if you know me or if we have worked together in the past, you know that I’ve come a long way in my journey to health. I’ve gone from near-constant exhaustion (though I was good at faking high energy) to working out almost every single day. Even…